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About Leslie Armstrong

Leslie Armstrong began as Editor on the NCC's site when the website began in 2008. She reports, reviews, and interviews country music artists from Nashville, TN.

Jeannie Seely celebrates her 51 Years as a Grand Ole Opry Member

Jeannie Seely celebrated her 51 years as a member of the Grand Ole Opry on September 16, 2018. Her induction took place on September 16, 1967, and was less of a formal ceremony when she was inducted. Last year for her 50th Anniversary celebration, Seely told us, "It's really changed, they didn't do an induction [...]

By |September 17th, 2018|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Carrie Underwood to flip the switch for the Opry Goes Pink

The Grand Ole Opry® and Carrie Underwood are joining together in the fight against breast cancer on Friday, October 26 with a special 10thAnnual Opry Goes Pink. Opry member and Capitol Records Nashville’s superstar Underwood will flip the switch on the Opry’s signature barn backdrop, turning it pink for the night as the “Cry Pretty” star takes the stage to perform on [...]

By |September 17th, 2018|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Dolly Parton to present the 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL at the Savoy Theatre, London

Dolly Parton is delighted to present 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL at the Savoy Theatre, London for a strictly limited season from 28 January – 31 August 2019 starring Louise Redknapp as ‘Violet Newstead’, Amber Davies as ‘Judy Bernly’, Natalie McQueen as ‘Doralee Rhodes’ and Brian Conley as ‘Franklin Hart’. Tickets will go on sale [...]

By |September 17th, 2018|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Thompson Square performed their song “Masterpiece” on Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family

In case you missed it, MULTI-PLATINUM Country duo THOMPSON SQUARE visited the set of Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family for a heartwarming performance of their new song, “Masterpiece,” on Tuesday (9/11). Talking family life and their 20+ year love story with hosts Debbie Matenopoulos and Cameron Mathison, the husband-and-wife team of Keifer and Shawna Thompson revealed the inspiration behind their real-life [...]

By |September 17th, 2018|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Brett Young reveals his new single “Here Tonight”

Hot on the heels of announcing his sophomore album TICKET TO L.A. – out December 7 on BMLG Records – multi-PLATINUM-selling Country star Brett Young has revealed “Here Tonight" as the project’s first single. Featuring a new rush of romantic energy to match his irresistible country soul, the hearts-on-fire anthem is all about living in the moment, available everywhere digital today [...]

By |September 17th, 2018|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Toby Keith will be the 2018 recipient of the Harmony Award from the Nashville Symphony

Katie Crumbo and Laurie Seabury, chairmen of the 2018 Symphony Ball fundraiser, have announced that singer and songwriter Toby Keith will be the recipient of the 2018 Harmony Award. Keith will be presented the award and perform during the 34th annual Symphony Ball on Saturday, December 8, 2018, at Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Presented annually by the Nashville [...]

Florida Georgia Line participated as judges at the Nashville Creator Awards

Photos by Terry Wyatt/Getty Images for the WeWork Creator Awards   On Thursday night, WeWork partnered with Ashton Kutcher to host the first ever Nashville Creator Awards at Marathon Music Works. Kutcher, Florida Georgia Line and Dia Simms, President of Sean Combs Enterprises all served as judges to hear finalists pitch their idea, business models [...]

Bill Anderson debuts his 72nd album entitled “Anderson”

Whisperin’ Bill Anderson may be known for his soft vocal style, but his unprecedented accolades and awards shout from the rooftops. The Country Music Hall of Fame member and newest inductee to the Songwriters Hall of Fame released his 72nd album, Anderson, available now. Click HERE to download Anderson. In addition to the Songwriters Hall of Fame induction this year, Anderson will receive the Kris [...]

By |September 16th, 2018|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Garth Brooks sells 85,000 tickets for Notre Dame show

Garth Brooks has sold just shy of 85,000 tickets for Notre Dame. The people waiting in the queue to purchase tickets on ticketmaster.com, stayed consistently over 60,000 and this helped offset the many, many, many bots trying to get tickets. Garth Brooks said, "Just when you think you have seen it all as an entertainer, today [...]

By |September 16th, 2018|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Dolly Parton’s new collaboration with Sia becomes the No. 1 trending topic

Dolly Parton and Sia’s musical collaboration “Here I Am” from the Dumplin’ Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is trending No. 1 on iTunes Top U.S. Country Songs and continues to rise on the All Genre Chart (No. 8 at press release service time). The track is available for download and streaming HERE. Parton, who is an acclaimed songwriter/storyteller and one of [...]

By |September 14th, 2018|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments